Update about my dog

I wrote in another post that I adopted a dog and that I almoat always stop new things or accomplishments or progress. I start to actually do a hobby or shower etc and stop. I lack motivation my nurse and I talk about it. I was/ am scared that I would stop taking care of my dog properly. I adopted him as my dog and my responsibility only, not my family’s. My husband was also worried because he said it’s bad enough he has to walk me to get me out. Now he is proud of me.

I wanted to share with someone that I am doing really well taking care of him, feeding, teaching. He is very therapeutic and adding structure and a little more activity to my life and I am committed to not failing him. I’m proud of myself. I told everyone not to give me too much advice because I am googling care and want to be successful mostly on my own for once. Maybe for some people it’s not a big deal but for me this is.


That’s awesome! I’m so happy for you!!! I love my dog. I totally agree they’re very therapeutic


I’m so happy for you! :slightly_smiling_face:

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It’s cool you want to be successful on your own but if it was me I would do anything to be able to keep this dog and take care of him.

And that includes asking for help sometimes or taking good advice.

You gotta pick your battles. The fundamentals of taking care of a pet are pretty straightforward but caring for another living being can get stressful and hard sometimes.

Maybe pick something else to do all on your own and be successful at. I was so grateful to have a very mellow, laid back, friendly cat. I didn’t look at the whole experience as successful as a whole but I had a few victories along the way that made me feel good. Good luck with your dog.


Thank you. I agree. I’m just sensitive about getting too much advice without trying some things on my own, at least at first. MI sucks and I feel incompetent about so much and I think I’m doing a really good job. I am definitely going to do everything to take care of my dog and keep him. I guess it’s good to know I’m not alone at the end of the day.


Well, enjoy your dog @Artsygal!

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Pup, Pup, Pup, Pup, Pup, Pup, Pup!.

Don’t Forget To Snuggle!. Give Big Warm Hugs!. Kisses!. And Listen To The Strange Fun Language!.

The Quick Fun Language Of Nature In Human Hands!.

Don’t Forget To Snap Photo’s With Each Blink Of The Eye!.

Memories In Happiness Forever (!!!).

Hope, True Love, Joy, And Peace!.

P.s. Within Mother Natures Warm Embrace During Speaks. . . . . . .


nice that you have dog to take care of now =)
i hope you enjoy every moment with him… i still feel really sad that my kitty cat is not around anymore and i feel myself wishing i should have enjoyed her company even more than i did.



Don’t Blame Yourself @lekkerhondje. . .

Okay. I Have Looked Back At My Beloved Time With My Amazing Lacy (Pup)!.

And!.., Have A Slight Bit Of Regret As Well. . .

I Gave Her So Much Room For Comfort & Joy. She Would Always Roll Her Eyes At Me. . .

I Would Be Like, ‘Lacy Here’s The Best Bed In The Universe, Enjoy It And REST’!.

She Would Lay In It And Roll Her Eye’s, And Say, ‘Ugh You Are So Freakin WEIRD’!.

As She Would Pass Out In Her Bed. . .

And I Would Get Back To Work And Be Like, ‘I WIN’!.

But!, Sometimes It’s Out Of Our Hands, , ,

Not Being Able To SNUGGLE As Much As We Would Have Liked. . .

Don’t Blame Yourself OKAY!?!. . . . . . .

Hope, True Love, Joy, And Peace!.

P.s. Sometimes it Jus Isn’t Our Fault!.


thank you @Sleystic
you are right. it’s like you say that it’s out of our hands…
i’ll try not to blame myself.

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